David Griffiths, CEO and CCO
David is the driving force behind FISCAL’s commitment to delivering solutions that provide customers with real value and a great return on investment. He has 20 years’ experience in growing technology organizations and has spent the last 10 years working with hundreds of Accounts Payable teams to help protect their corporate spend. David’s vision and leadership have been crucial in focusing FISCAL as a leading brand in the procure-to-pay function. Under his helm, the business has grown 50 fold in revenues across North America and Europe.
Prior to joining FISCAL, David was Head of European Marketing for Bottomline Technologies, and Commercial Director for European Internet Technologies, a supplier of e-business solutions. David holds an MBA and Honours Degree in Business and Accounting.
Dr Alfred Pilgrim, CTO
Alf provides a pivotal role in FISCAL's product and technology development. He directs and supports the Engineering functions for the group business where his teams are responsible for designing, building and supporting FISCAL's software products as well as the global SaaS and internal infrastructures.
Holding over 30 years' experience in technology and product planning, as well as a solid track record in the successful delivery of R&D operations for a variety of enterprise and venture capital funded organizations. His former positions include four years as CTO with Nomad Digital - the leading IT technology company specialising in the provision of internet connectivity solutions for the global rail market. He was also CTO for Clearswift, a mid-market IT security solutions vendor with specific expertise in deep content filtering of email and web traffic, and CTO of Northgate Information Solutions. Alf holds a BDc (Computer Science) and Phd (Automation) from University of Leeds.
Lesley Reeve, COO and Director of Customer Success
Lesley’s role as FISCAL’s Chief Operating Officer and Director of Customer Success underpins the operational integrity of the business. She has 10 years’ experience at executive board level, ensuring the effective execution of FISCAL’s strategic objectives. At the heart of her role is ensuring customer success by leading first-class customer care, communications and professional services teams.
Lesley also heads up the People and Culture management function, fostering a culture of collaboration, unity, and loyalty that helps FISCAL hire and retain top talent. She provides hands-on direction to ensure the company’s operations directly support growing customer needs and is teamed alongside Sales to help drive increased year-on-year total contract value by satisfying new customer requirements. Prior to FISCAL, Lesley was Director of Product Management at Cendant TDS responsible for developing and executing the product strategy, roadmap, lifecycle and profitability for a large product portfolio.
Howard Durdle, CISO
Howard is an entrepreneurial technology innovator with 20 years’ experience designing and building secure systems in Defence and Finance. Howard oversees FISCAL's security stance and provides strategic direction and guidance for FISCAL’s security policies and standards globally.
Howard manages FISCAL's Information Security Management System to ensure it meets strict regulatory and ISO 27001 requirements. Prior to FISCAL, Howard acted as Infrastructure and Information Security Consultant to Microsoft UK and the Ministry of Defence.
Richard Francis, Board Advisor and Non-executive CFO
Richard is a highly commercial CFO who believes passionately in supporting the revenue generating activities of the company whilst ensuring tight financial stewardship.
He has held high-profile finance positions throughout his career in industry with his current role as CFO of Netcentric. Netcentric is a digital service provider that transforms customer experiences for the world's top brands, which was acquired by Cognizant in 2017. Prior to this, he was CFO of Day Software, a Swiss listed company. He also supported the acquisition process by Adobe.
He is an FCA, holds a BA Honours Degree in Economics from Manchester University and qualified as an ACA Chartered Accountant with Deloitte and Touche in 1996. Richard is an active Business Angel.
Eric S. Hayes, Vice President
Eric is a business development executive tasked with growing technology and services revenue throughout North America.
Passionate about leveraging best practices and industry benchmarking to build strategies that defend and grow market share while exceeding customer expectations, Eric's experience spans the manufacturing, distribution, retail, local government, healthcare, and technology industries.